Assistant Professor, Sociology, Job Code 731IHE

Wayne, New Jersey
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

William Paterson University’s Department of Sociology invites applications for two full-time, one-year assistant professor positions in Criminology & Criminal Justice to start September 2017.  

A Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, or a closely related social science discipline is required. A J.D. is not an appropriate degree for this position. Advanced ABD applicants may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Evidence of effective teaching experience is required.

The positions entail teaching loads of four courses per semester in criminology, research methods, and criminal justice internships.  Additional teaching assignments may include courses in criminological theory, juvenile delinquency, or an area of candidate expertise.  Departmental service and student mentoring will also be required.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Debra Wilson-Brown, Department of Sociology at or via mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Applicants must reference the Job Code in the letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.